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Pragmatism

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  • Pragmatism's Advantageby Joseph Margolis

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Pragmatism's Advantage is a highly original reading of the contemporary interplay between pragmatism and continental European philosophy based on an unexpectedly inventive union of Hegelian and Darwinian themes. more...

  • The Art of Travelby Alain De Botton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life , de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to... more...

  • Pragmatismby William James; Bruce Kuklick

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1981; US$ 5.95

    Contents: Introduction, Bibliography and Textual Note Lecture I: The Present Dilemma in Philosophy Lecture II: What Pragmatism Means Lecture III: Some Metaphysical Problems Pragmatically Considered Lecture IV: The One and the Many Lecture V: Pragmatism and Common Sense Lecture VI: Pragmatism's Conception of Truth Lecture VII: Pragmatism... more...

  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Pragmatismby Maurice Hamington; Celia Bardwell-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    The notion of "feminist pragmatism" or "pragmatist feminism" has been around since Charlene Haddock Seigfried introduced it two decades ago. However, the bulk of the work in this field has been directed toward recovering the feminist strain of classical American philosophy, largely through renewed interest in the work of Jane Addams. This exploration... more...

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspectiveby Gabriele Gava

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce?s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce?s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava instead argues that focusing on Peirce?s purposefulness... more...

  • E-Physicalismby Reinaldo J. Bernal Velásquez

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 125.00

    This work advances a theory in the metaphysics of phenomenal consciousness, which the author labels ?e-physicalism?. Firstly, he endorses a realist stance towards consciousness and physicalist metaphysics. Secondly, he criticises Strong AI and functionalist views, and claims that consciousness has an internal character. Thirdly, he discusses HOT theories,... more...

  • John Dewey and Moral Imaginationby Steven Fesmire

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    While examining the important role of imagination in making moral judgments, John Dewey and Moral Imagination focuses new attention on the relationship between American pragmatism and ethics. Steven Fesmire takes up threads of Dewey's thought that have been largely unexplored and elaborates pragmatism's ... more...

  • A Companion to Pragmatismby Joseph Margolis; John R. Shook

    Wiley 2008; US$ 209.95

    A Companion to Pragmatism, comprised of 38 newly commissioned essays, provides comprehensive coverage of one of the most vibrant and exciting fields of philosophy today. Unique in depth and coverage of classical figures and their philosophies as well as pragmatism as a living force in philosophy. Chapters include discussions on philosophers... more...